Have you ever slept in a former prison? Hostel Celica, the premium Hostel in Ljubljana is just that. Welcome to Hostel Celica, one of the most intriguing hostels in the world. With a name that means "cell" and a history as a former military prison, the Celica Hostel (or full name: Celica Art Hostel) might not sound like the sort of place you'd find an open-minded, relaxed place to stay. But that's exactly what you'll get here in the heart of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Advantage of the Hostel Celica location and neighborhood
The Celica Art Hostel is a quick 5-minute walk away from the train station and a 10-minute walk away from most of Ljubljana's major attractions. On top of that, you'll be in heart of the hip alternative neighborhood of Metelkova city, which is known for being the place to go for art galleries, artist's studios, street art, cultural events, and all kinds of parties.
Hostel Celica, Metelkova ulica 8, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Transformation is the name of the game here, and these days you won’t find anything prison-like within these walls.
There are 20 former prison cells!
They have been artistically transformed into welcoming double and triple rooms for guests, along with more rooms including small and large dorm rooms, rooms with special artistic features, and even a wheelchair-friendly room.
In this we compare Hostel Celica with all the other options in town.
Ljubljana is a great place to visit. It is a relatively small city, easy to explore by foot and bike. With this hostel, we’re excited to introduce you to a fantastic hostel in the Slovenian capital. It is your perfect place to stay, and certainly on top of all best hostels in Ljubljana.
While some of the hostel’s architectural details are left over from the military prison, that’s about it.
Today, the former prison is a friendly, free space with prison bars only on the windows and doors of the cells.
The concept behind the hostel is to create an environment where people can share their life experiences and their creative ideas.
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